Students visited pharmacies in China, like this one in Shanghai, to check on their antibiotic sales policies. Photo: Getty Images Students visited pharmacies in China, like this one in Shanghai, to check on their antibiotic sales policies. Photo: Getty Images
Students visited pharmacies in China, like this one in Shanghai, to check on their antibiotic sales policies. Photo: Getty Images

Higher antibiotic resistance in China linked to drugs sold without prescription in pharmacies, as study shows most will sell antibiotics even without symptoms

  • People in China have far more antibiotic resistant genes in their gut microbes than Europeans
  • A study has shown that most pharmacies in China will sell antibiotics without a prescription

Topic |   Wellness
Students visited pharmacies in China, like this one in Shanghai, to check on their antibiotic sales policies. Photo: Getty Images Students visited pharmacies in China, like this one in Shanghai, to check on their antibiotic sales policies. Photo: Getty Images
Students visited pharmacies in China, like this one in Shanghai, to check on their antibiotic sales policies. Photo: Getty Images
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